A comprehension worksheet for an article about ten facts about Mauna Kea in Hawaii.
In the text, students will learn about the amazing volcanic Big Island of Hawaii which includes the infamous mountain Mauna Kea.
Australian Curriculum alignment
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Read an increasing range of different types of texts by combining contextual, semantic, grammatical and phonic knowledge, using text processing strategies, for example monitoring, predicting, confirming, rereading, reading on and self-correctingElabo...
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